CJ410 Ethics and the Criminal Justice System
Prerequisite: CJ 101, SO 105.
This course examines a wide range of ethical issues in the field of criminal justice through a discussion of the various philosophical approaches to ethical decision making. Topics covered include the use of harm to prevent harm; the use of discretionary decision-making; prediction problems; and ethical dilemmas faced by front police, prosecutors, defense attorneys, corrections officers, etc in the course of their daily duties.
3 Credit Hours